MSCB Website, Training & Resources

The following courses due to be delivered in September and October have spaces available.  Anyone interested will need to register on the MSCB Training Website http://training.manchesterscb.org.uk/.

Children Missing from Home or Care 3rd October (half day course 9.30-1.00pm)  – Venue LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street, M 1 3HF
This course will look at Vulnerability Factors that affect young children.  What makes a child likely to go missing? Push and Pull Factors: reasons for going missing. Context around children who go missing.  Risks associated with missing children – Child Sexual Exploitation, Grooming. The course will cover Missing from Home strategy meetings. Safe and well checks and Independent Return Interviews as well as a Strength-based approach to working with children who go missing.

Working with families affected by substance misuse – Monday 21st October 2016   – Venue MMU – Platt Lane Sports Complex, Yew Tree Rd, M14 7UU)
To raise awareness regarding the impact of substance misuse on the continued well-being of children and young people.

All full day MSCB Courses commence at 9.30am sharp and finish at 4.00pm.  Please ensure you get to the venue by 9.15am for registration and refreshments.

MSCB Training Brochure 2016/17

The new training brochure covering courses up to March 2017 is now available and can be found here

MSCB Website

MSCB is now reaching the end of the soft launch of the MSCB / MSAB website and needs your help!  The website aims to be a fantastic resource for all, and can be accessed via all electronic devices and has been designed to be user friendly on mobiles and tablets.  Have a look here: http://www.manchestersafeguardingboards.co.uk/ and let them know what you think about:

  • usability
  • look and feel
  • content (particularly in your specialist area).

Any feedback please to: e.stubbs@manchester.gov.uk

Manchester’s Safeguarding Boards website belongs to all the Boards’ partners and is its front door; please help make it the best it can be.

E-learning update

Manchester Safeguarding Children Board’s e-learning partner has revised and updated the e-learning module for Domestic Violence and Abuse.  As such learners can now self-register for e-learning and access over 50 Safeguarding courses.  Full details can be found at https://manchesterscb.virtual-college.co.uk/ and all users need to be registered before they can access the course.

Please also note that the multi agency Greater Manchester Safeguarding Procedures have been updated and amended procedures are now live online.   See website at: http://greatermanchesterscb.proceduresonline.com/index.htm

Seen and Heard

Sadly, too often the signs that children and young people are being sexually abused or exploited are being missed because healthcare professionals don’t know what to look for.

To combat this problem the Department of Health and leading national charity The Children’s Society have developed an engaging and interactive eLearning course. This is designed to enable all healthcare workers to spot the signs of child sexual abuse and exploitation, and help them create an environment where young people are more likely to disclose.

The hour long course features a powerful drama about a young boy called Tyler, and will help healthcare workers be more aware of what to look for when they come into contact with a child or young person. Applying the learnings from the course means you will be able to help create a widespread change in the way children and young people experience health settings.

Taking the course is easy, just visit www.seenandheard.org.uk. Once you’ve completed the eLearning module, you can also sign up to become a Seen and Heard champion and spread the word about the course to others.

 

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